Replacement officials

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NFL Has Schedule In Place For Replacement Officials Through Week 5

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NFL has devised a temporary five-week schedule for using replacement officials. A person familiar with the schedule told The Associated Press on Monday that the setup is done through Week […]

09/11/2012

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B&C Morning Show: Boomer Says ‘Rent-A-Refs’ Could Be A Real Problem

From what it looks like, we’ll see the replacements for the foreseeable future. That’s really not good, according to Boomer.

WFAN–09/04/2012

Replacement referee Jerry Hughes catches a football. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Boomer: NFL Headed Toward ‘Unmitigated Disaster’ With Replacement Officials

After all, the NFL has many rules and nuances. Some of these officials aren’t exactly used to speaking in front of 75,000 rabid football fans, never mind a national television audience.

08/30/2012

Tom Coughlin (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images), Replacement refs (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images), Bill Belichick  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Palladino: Replacement Refs Won’t Cut It; Latest Showing Of Ineptitude In Giants-Patriots

A civilized person might hide the names to protect the innocent. But, hey, we’re not about that here. Not at all. You put yourself out there, you take the heat. So here’s the heat.

08/30/2012

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B&C Morning Show: The Good, The Bad And The Replacement Refs

Football fans biggest nightmare appears to be a reality. On Wednesday, Commissioner Goodell announced that replacement officials will take the field in Week 1.

WFAN–08/30/2012

Replacement referee Jerry Hughes catches a football. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

NFL: Season Will Begin With Replacement Officials; Negotiations Still At Standstill

Ray Anderson, the NFL’s executive vice president of football operations, told the clubs in a memo that the replacements will work “as much of the regular season as necessary,” adding that training with each crew will continue.

08/29/2012

Replacement official Shannon Eastin (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images), Phil Simms (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Phil Simms: NFL Facing ‘No-Win’ Situation With Replacement Officials

“I think it is a big, big deal,” Simms told Boomer & Carton. “I think we underestimate how good the officials that cover the games in the NFL, how good they are.”

08/15/2012

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